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Carson Long Military Academy Offers Scholarships, Provides Day School Opportunity for Local Students
Carson Long Military Academy continues to evolve after 176 years with scholarships for the Day School Program for boys in grades 6 to 12 in Perry County and the surrounding region for the 2012-13 academic year.
“We are excited about the new Pennsylvania Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program, which provide opportunities for local students to attend Carson Long as day students,” said COL Matthew Brown, President of Carson Long Military Academy. “This program enables students to apply for a scholarship to attend participating public or nonpublic school. Carson Long is an approved Opportunity Scholarship organization”
The scholarships are funded by businesses that make contributions to scholarship organizations in exchange for tax credits. Qualifying Perry County students who meet admission standards at Carson Long may be eligible to receive scholarships up to $8,500 contingent upon the contributions made by businesses.
The OSTC program is for low-to-moderate income Pennsylvania residents from “low-performing”
Established in 1836, Carson Long has been a federally tax exempt 501(c) (3) charitable organization since 1920 and an accredited member of the Middle States Association of College and Schools since 1929.
For more information about the Carson Long’s Day School program, traditional boarding program or tax-credit scholarship programs, visit www.carsonlong.org or call (717) 582.2121.